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by your television provider. >> "washington journal" continues. >> bob biersack is looking at the money of campaign 2012. host: do we know all we know about how much money has been raced and how much they're spending as we head into election day? guest: we got reports as of the 17th day of october. that's the last report we'll get. when they spend money, especially when these outside organizations spend money, they'll have to report every 24 hours now what they spent. so we'll see more but the big picture is pretty well defined host: both the campaigns are expected to raise $1 billion each. what does it say about the election? guest: it says their close. it says people are engaged so they've been able to raise that kind of money. also the president's campaign in 2008 got to about $1 billion. it's not inprecedented but for both of them to be there it is. host: there are the campaigns themselves but the other groups as well. guest: yeah the campaigns are different. the obama campaign has been successful racing about $630 million so far while the romney campaign is somewhat less under $400
is expected to raise this election cycle. bob biersack is our guest. we'll look at the politics and history of the state with associated press senior political writer mike glover. then the chairs will talk about how they're spending the final days before the election. democratic chairman sue dvorsky. live 7:00 and 58:00 58 -- 58:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> do you support an increase in the presence of national guard at the u.s. mexican border in light of this drug violence? >> this is a very complex issue. it takes cooperation between the united states and mexico. as you know, i'm sure there's an agreement back in 2008, i believe it was between the united states and mexico where we helped with technical support and boats and aircraft to help with the war on drugs and the cartels in mexico. this is something we have to get a handle on. i want to say this because we're stuck in stereotypes in the state. el paso and people of texas do not know this, look it up, el paso is the safest city in america. we have safe cities and communities all along your border. this is a great economic engine f
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're talking with bob biersack. other organize shagse it is "washington post" among them are tracking the money and following where it's coming from and how it's being spent. and they break it down by the campaigns, also the committees, the dnc and r.n.c. and super pac's. but there is undies closed -- undisclosed money. guest: these are primarily what we're calling social really fair organize shagses. -- social welfare organizations. they register under the tax code 501 c 4. the organizations that are primarily about educating people about issues or policy options and things like that but they're allowed to do some political activity. it can't be the main thing they're about. but they are permitted to be in politics. and now because ofthe decisions from 2010 that are so famous they can be more specific in the way they're involved. the things that define the elections are -- because they're mainly about enl indicating people have been able to do that -- educating people and not mainly about elections, they have been able to do that without disclosing the sources of the money that they've gotten.
and the money candidates are expected to raise. the center for responsive politics, bob biersack is our guest. we will look at the politics and history of the state with mike glover, and then the chairs of the political parties will talk about how they are spending the days before the election. we have syw scieajt bs ,h, aoujwe,'this is live on c-span -- we have sue dvorsky and a.j. spiker. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] for a chance to win a grand prize of $5,000, with $50,000 in total prices, the c-span student cam video competition is open for grades 6 through 12, and the deadline is in 2013. find out more at studentcam.org. de
back and look at that process and is either should be some kind of subsidy going fort. host: bob biersack, senior center for responsive politics. you can also look to opensecrets.org frustration about the campaigns. thanks for your time. guest: my pleasure. host: next, a look at the battleground state of iowa with a senior political writer, michael over. and we will check in with the iowa democratic chairman sue dvorsky, to look at democratic strategy is in that battleground state. we will be right back. >> we have a pretty simple proposition here. you can either embrace the kind of approach that congresswoman wilson has embraced. she signed this pledged to support the cut, cap, and balance program. that is a tea party approach to balancing the budget. it has no new revenues even for the wealthiest of americans. it is so draconian that would require deep cuts in social security and medicare over time. or we can embrace a balanced approach. that's what i support. i think we can go back to the kind of tax rates we had under the clinton administration when the upper income earners w
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